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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

New York Resources

Health Care Proxy Form (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

A downloadable Health Care Proxy for New York, with instructions

Your Rights as a Hospital Patient in New York (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

This booklet explains your rights as a hospital patient and contains advice on how to get help if you need it. It includes information on advance directives in New York.

Patients' Rights in New York (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

Links to information about health care forms in New York, including a link to the state's official forms

Health Care Case Law in New York (Elizabeth G. Clark)

wings.buffalo.edu

New York is one of a very few states without a statute authorizing living wills. Your right to make a living will is dependent on case law. Here's a lawyer's overview of the laws that create the right to direct your own health care in New York.

Advance Directive Forms (New York Attorney General)

www.ag.ny.gov

This downloadable booklet contains forms and instructions for completing New York's Living Will and Health Care Proxy

Health Care Proxy Form (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

A downloadable Health Care Proxy for New York, with instructions

Patients' Rights in New York (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

Links to information about health care forms in New York, including a link to the state's official forms

Health Care Case Law in New York (Elizabeth G. Clark)

wings.buffalo.edu

New York is one of a very few states without a statute authorizing living wills. Your right to make a living will is dependent on case law. Here's a lawyer's overview of the laws that create the right to direct your own health care in New York.

Advance Directive Forms (New York Attorney General)

www.ag.ny.gov

This downloadable booklet contains forms and instructions for completing New York's Living Will and Health Care Proxy

Health Care Proxy Form (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

A downloadable Health Care Proxy for New York, with instructions

Patients' Rights in New York (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

Links to information about health care forms in New York, including a link to the state's official forms

Health Care Case Law in New York (Elizabeth G. Clark)

wings.buffalo.edu

New York is one of a very few states without a statute authorizing living wills. Your right to make a living will is dependent on case law. Here's a lawyer's overview of the laws that create the right to direct your own health care in New York.

Advance Directive Forms (New York Attorney General)

www.ag.ny.gov

This downloadable booklet contains forms and instructions for completing New York's Living Will and Health Care Proxy

DNR Program (New York State Department of Health)

www.health.ny.gov

Information about New York's DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) Order, including a link to the form

Questions and Answers About Mental Health Care Directives in New York (NRC-PAD)

www.nrc-pad.org

Essential information for New York residents, from the National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives

Resources Applicable to All States

How to Read a Legal Opinion (Orin S. Kerr)

www.volokh.com

Advance Directives for Military Veterans (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

www.washingtondc.va.gov

Information about Advance Directives for veterans, including a downloadable VA Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney

Eldercare Locator (U.S. Administration on Aging)

www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their families find local support services

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

Where Pregnant Women Are Forced to Stay on Life Support (Huffington Post)

www.huffingtonpost.com

A map showing where your living will may be ignored if you are a pregnant woman

Advance Directives for Military Veterans (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

www.washingtondc.va.gov

Information about Advance Directives for veterans, including a downloadable VA Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney

Eldercare Locator (U.S. Administration on Aging)

www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their families find local support services

Advance Directives for Military Veterans (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

www.washingtondc.va.gov

Information about Advance Directives for veterans, including a downloadable VA Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney

Where Pregnant Women Are Forced to Stay on Life Support (Huffington Post)

www.huffingtonpost.com

A map showing where your living will may be ignored if you are a pregnant woman

Eldercare Locator (U.S. Administration on Aging)

www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their families find local support services

Eldercare Locator (U.S. Administration on Aging)

www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their families find local support services

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives

www.nrc-pad.org

A great source for information about Mental Health Care Directives in all states

How to Write a Psychiatric Advance Directive (Webcast from NRC-PAD)

webcasts.nrc-pad.org

This video provides a 15-minute overview of the scope and benefits of Mental Health Care Directives

Crisis in Control (Delaney Ruston, MD and Documentary Film Maker)

www.unlistedfilm.com

Watch the trailer for a 12-minute documentary film on Psychiatric Advance Directives

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

www.bazelon.org

Information about Mental Health Care Directives

U.S. Living Will Registry

www.uslivingwillregistry.com

Recommended by many states, this company provides a secure, online database where you can store your Living Will or Advance Directive

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

When Advance Directives Are Ignored (New York Times)

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

This article underscores the importance of making your wishes known -- and using a POLST program if your state offers one.

Surrogate Decision Making (Merck Home Health Manual)

www.merckmanuals.com

An overview of surrogate health care decision making -- whether appointed by an individual, a court, or state law

White Paper on Surrogate Decision-Making and Advance Care Planning in Long-Term Care (American Medical Directors Association)

www.amda.com

A detailed explanation of the hierarchy of medical decision making

Opinion 8.081 - Surrogate Decision Making (American Medical Association)

www.ama-assn.org

This AMA opinion explains who has priority when making decisions for a patient who lacks capacity to direct their own medical care

Where Pregnant Women Are Forced to Stay on Life Support (Huffington Post)

www.huffingtonpost.com

A map showing where your living will may be ignored if you are a pregnant woman

The Strange Case of Marlise Munoz and John Peter Smith Hospital (NPR Health News)

www.npr.org

One family's struggle to get a Texas hospital to remove life support from a brain-dead, pregnant woman

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